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Peru to possibly substitute for Russian boycot products

Friday August 29, 2014

Due to conflicts the Russian government decided not to import meat, fish, fruit, vegetables and dairy products from various countries including the European Union, the United States and Australia. For Peru this is a great chance. Head of the Foreign Trade Center of Lima’s Chamber of Commerce, Carlos Garcia, is eager to introduce non-traditional products to the powerful Russia.

Garcia estimates the total value of Peruvian products with potential demand in Russia at $458 million. Most interesting products are grapes, avocados, mandarins, oranges, peaches and blueberries. Hake and giant squid are also popular. (more…)

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